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by Sophia M. Brasseux, Esq. Virginia, along with several other states, has enacted laws in recent years directly responding to the increased prevalence of artificial intelligence (“AI”).  This past year the Virginia Consumer Data Privacy Act went into effect, giving consumers the right to opt out of profiling in furtherance of automated…

MRC shareholder Kathleen McCauley has been appointed chair of the Virginia Committee of the American College of Trial Lawyers. ACTL’s state committees are the backbone of the organization, performing work that includes the nomination of candidates for Fellowship and the organization of local outreach activities. Congratulations, Kate!

MRC shareholder Kathleen McCauley has been invited to serve a three-year term as a member of the faculty for the Virginia State Bar (VSB) Law School Professionalism Program.  Kate is among a group of Virginia State Bar members who are known for their high professional standards and have been invited as faculty….

MRC attorneys Taylor Brewer and Katherine Schwieder have been recognized by the Virginia State Bar as Service Challenge Winners of the Get to 30! Pro Bono Challenge.  Taylor and Katherine gave 30 or more pro bono hours in service to others from July 1, 2022, to March 31, 2023. See the complete…

A record number of MRC attorneys have been recognized by their peers. Best Lawyers®, the oldest legal rankings company, is pleased to announce the 30th edition of The Best Lawyers in America® and fourth edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch®. Determined through Best Lawyers’ Purely Peer Review® research process, the Best…

MRC partner Taylor Brewer served as the keynote speaker on the topic “Pro Bono Service and the Legal Community” at the University of Richmond School of Law Harry L. Carrico Center Pro Bono Certificate and Recognition Ceremony earlier this month. Click here to read to read about the more than 9000 hours…

Kathleen McCauley has become a member of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers (IATL). The International Academy of Trial Lawyers limits membership to 500 Fellows from the United States in addition to Fellows from nearly 40 countries across the globe. IATL seeks out, identifies, acknowledges, and honors those who have achieved a…